Origin of pipetteFr, diminutive of pipe, pipe from Vulgar Latin an unverified form pipa: see pipe
transitive verb-·pet′ted, -·pet′ting
Origin of pipetteFrench from Old French tube diminutive of pipe pipe from Vulgar Latin pīpa ; see pipe .
(third-person singular simple present pipettes, present participle pipetting, simple past and past participle pipetted)
- To transfer or measure the volume of a liquid using a pipette.